Diary of a Plague Year

Even if it doesn’t evolve into something truly dystopian, contact tracing still is a waste of time, money, human goodwill — leave us lonely, isolated, pacified. There is a reason why the suicide rate is rising, like overdoses, which may or may not be another form of suicide.

Contact tracing means government intervenes in your social network; contact tracing means that the government monitors who you see and what you do. Contact tracing means surveillance means the disruption of organic physical, social networks, by a totalitarian hall monitor. Enforcers of the mask and trace ideology tend…